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Optoma DS347

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Optoma DS347

£255.00
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An affordable and stunningly economical to run quiet SVGA projector, with very good features
29dB 800 X 600 (SVGA) 20000:1 Yes Mar 2016
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Optoma DS347 3000ANSI lumens DLP SVGA (800x600) 3D Desktop Black - data projectors (705.6 - 7731.8 mm (27.8 - 304.4"), 16:9, AC, 4:3, 16:9, 1.2 - 12 m, 20000:1)
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Optoma DS347 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with very low running costs, we have ranked the Optoma DS347 number 190 in 3D projectors and number 273 across all projectors.
98
Value for Money
Excellent
82
Features
Fully-Featured
87
Age
1 Year Old
95
Running Costs
£47 Over 5 Years
88
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 88?

Epson projectors have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this multimedia projector is slightly out of date, and newer projectors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest projectors 2018.
It has running costs of only £47 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 12% of all 2,026 projectors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving multimedia projectors.
This projector has some great features:
Quieter than average noise level
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Supports 3D
Longer than average service life of lamp
Amazing colours
Eco+
Energy saving
High contrast
3D ready
Eco AV mute
Wireless presenting (optional extra)
Quick resume
Auto power off
Long lamp life
Colour guarantee

Optoma DS347 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Optoma Has Very Good Data Projector Reviews

Based on 3,314 user and expert reviews (including 528 verified purchases), Optoma has very good reviews for its data projectors. 97% of those that bought a Optoma projector would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Amazingly Good Value for Money

The product is under 2 years old but has average features. However at £255.00 it is still cheaper than 96% of multimedia projectors.

Running Costs

Low Running Costs

The DS347 is one of the more economic to run projectors that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the DS347 is only £47.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

Optoma released the DS347 in March 2016.

Features

Only 800 X 600 (SVGA) Resolution

The Optoma DS347 has an 800 x 600 (SVGA) projector native resolution which is higher than the 1280 x 800 resolution found on most projectors. Across all projectors the worst resolution is 640 x 360 (nHD) and the best is 4096 x 2400 (4K).

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Quieter Than Average Noise Level

The noise level of the Optoma DS347 of only 29dB is in the quietest 11% of all projectors when ranked by this feature. The quietest noise level of projectors is 20dB, the loudest is 93dB, and the average noise level is 34dB.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The lowest contrast ratio (typical) of multimedia projectors is 1.5, the highest is 2,500,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 27,000. The contrast ratio (typical) of the Optoma DS347 of 20,000 is higher than 84% of all multimedia projectors when ordered by this feature.

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Dimmer Than Average Projector Brightness

The projector brightness of the Optoma DS347 of only 3,000 ANSI lumens is in the dimmest 33% of all projectors when ordered by this feature. The projector brightnesses of projectors range from 100 ANSI lumens to 85,000 ANSI lumens, and the average projector brightness is 3,700 ANSI lumens.

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Supports 3D

The Optoma DS347 supports 3D, which is unusual. 59% of projectors do not support 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Optoma DS347 does not have a built-in speaker. 76% of data projectors do have a built-in speaker.

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Longer Than Average Service Life of Lamp

The service life of lamp of the Optoma DS347 of 5,000h is longer than average when compared to most other projectors. It is longer than 73% of all multimedia projectors when ranked by this feature. The average service life of lamp of all projectors is 7,000h, with the shortest being 200h and the longest being 50,000h.

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Has a Handheld Remote Control

The Optoma DS347 has a handheld remote control, as do 80% of data projectors.

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Smaller Than Average Bulb Power

Projectors have bulb powers of between 15W and 840W, and the average bulb power is 250W. The Optoma DS347's bulb power of only 195W is smaller than 86% of all projectors when ranked by this feature.

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3D-Ready

The Optoma DS347 is 3D-ready. 85% of multimedia projectors are not 3D-ready.

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RoHS Compliance

RoHS compliance

The Optoma DS347 is RoHS compliance. 82% of projectors are not RoHS compliance.

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Supports Full HD

The Optoma DS347 supports full HD, unlike 63% of projectors which do not support full HD.

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Supports Password Protection

The Optoma DS347 supports password protection, unlike 87% of multimedia projectors which do not support password protection.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

optoma 9571p01gc1e, optoma 800x600

Barcodes:

05055387632295

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